Coke, Pepsi in Eastern Europe

Both Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have looked to capitalise on the rising popularity of healthier drinks, not least to compensate for slowing sales of carbonates. As the two soft drinks giants seek to increase their profile in healthier categories, Euromonitor International’s Catherine Mars forecasts further acquisitions in the growing juice, nectars and juice drinks markets of Eastern Europe.

Coke, Pepsi eye Eastern Europe for healthy acquisitions

16 October 2006

Both Coca-Cola and PepsiCo have looked to capitalise on the rising popularity of healthier drinks, not least to compensate for slowing sales of carbonates. As the two soft drinks giants seek to increase their profile in healthier categories, Euromonitor International’s Catherine Mars forecasts further acquisitions in the growing juice, nectars and juice drinks markets of Eastern Europe.

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